The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Calabash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Calabash over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Calabash
England / North West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 159
Contract jobs citing Calabash 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -22.58% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

Calabash is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 462 536 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.74% 13.32% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 341 259
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.21 £46.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.29%  

Calabash
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Calabash as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Calabash in the North West

Calabash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Calabash in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Calabash in the North West